Portland Police make arrests in non-injury gang shooting in Southwest Portland
Shots fired after Wilson High School football game
HILLSDALE - On Sept. 30 at 10:05 p.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's Central Precinct responded to a shots fired call after the Wilson High School football game at the intersection of Southwest Sunset Boulevard and Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.
Officers learned that a vehicle pulled up to the intersection and fired a shot toward a group of people near the bus kiosk. When officers arrived, no victims were located, but they did find a bus kiosk with the glass shattered.
On Oct. 3, school resource officers assigned to Wilson High School learned of a fight that had occurred prior to the shooting involving some students.
Officers and gang detectives learned that two men, who were not involved in the fight and not Wilson students, came to the area approximately an hour later and fired a shot at the victims, a 15-year-old male and a 16-year-old male. The shot was fired from a vehicle as the intended victims stood near the bus kiosk.
On Oct. 3, Gang Detectives arrested 20-year-old Jesse Jacques Regen and 20-year-old Curtis Allen McMahon and charged them with several crimes related to the shooting.
Regen, the driver of the car, was charged with attempted assault in the first degree, reckless endangerment and unlawful use of a weapon.
McMahon, the shooter, was charged with attempted murder with a firearm, attempted first-degree assault with a firearm, reckless endangerment, unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun and unlawful use of a weapon.
Also arrested were 17-year-old Austin Michael Whittaker and 16-year-old Garrison Elwood Britton on charges of attempted assault in the first degree. Both were lodged at the Multnomah County Juvenile Detention Center. Britton and Whittaker were in the car with McMahon and Regen.
Detectives recovered a .22 caliber revolver and a shot-barreled shotgun during the investigation.